Dance: Activity (DNCE)

DNCE 1  Ballet Fundamentals

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108

Introduces fundamental vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for ballet. Includes floor work, barre work, center work, floor progressions, and musicality and phrasing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621828DNCE:1TR3:00pm - 4:25pmA. Nakamura2-T122

DNCE 2A  Ballet I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for ballet. Includes barre work, center floor work, floor progressions, preparation for turning, and musicality and phrasing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621829DNCE:2AMW8:00am - 9:25amP. Lefler2-T122
Fall 201621953DNCE:2ATR4:45pm - 6:10pmR. Fox-Moore2-T122

DNCE 2B  Ballet II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate technique, vocabulary and movement combinations for ballet. Includes intermediate barre work, demi-pointe work, use of epaulement and increasingly difficult center floor combinations. Students who repeat this course will improve proficiency through continued instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621830DNCE:2BTR1:15pm - 2:40pmA. Nakamura2-T122

DNCE 3  Ballet Performance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Introduces the experienced dance student to the performance aspect of ballet. Includes advanced barre work, center work, floor progressions, and performance of classical ballet variations.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621831DNCE:3TR1:15pm - 2:40pmA. Nakamura2-T122

DNCE 4  Choreography

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108
Prerequisite: DNCE 12A or DNCE 12B or DNCE 13

Designed for the experienced dancer to learn the techniques of choreography, forms and compositional design.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621832DNCE:4TR11:30am - 12:55pmL. Martino2-T121

DNCE 8  Latin Dance I

0.5-1 Units (Not Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Latin styles of dance. Includes Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Pasodoble and Jive.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623940DNCE:8T3:00pm - 5:05pmJ. Hendrix45-1411
Fall 201623942DNCE:8MW1:15pm - 2:40pmP. Lefler2-T121
Fall 201623944DNCE:8MW1:15pm - 2:40pmP. Lefler2-T121

DNCE 10  Modern Fundamentals

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Fundamental vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for Modern Dance. Includes floor work, center work, floor progressions, musicality and phrasing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622053DNCE:10TR9:45am - 11:10amM. Shear2-T122

DNCE 11A  Social Dance Forms I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Fundamentals of music, dance positions, dance formations and choreography to be used in the study of, but not limited to Swing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango. Off-campus assignment may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621833DNCE:11ATR5:15pm - 6:40pmJ. Hendrix2-T121

DNCE 11B  Social Dance Forms II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Advanced social dance techniques. Improve fundamentals of music, dance positions, dance formations and choreography to be used in the study of, but not limited to Swing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango. Off-campus assignment may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621834DNCE:11BTR5:15pm - 6:40pmJ. Hendrix2-T121

DNCE 12A  Modern I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Basic vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for modern dance.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621839DNCE:12ATR8:00am - 9:25amM. Shear2-T122
Fall 201621840DNCE:12AMW11:30am - 12:55pmP. Lefler2-T121

DNCE 12B  Modern II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate technique and movement combinations for modern dance. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621955DNCE:12BMW1:15pm - 2:40pmM. Shear2-T122
Fall 201622140DNCE:12BTR8:00am - 9:25amM. Shear2-T122

DNCE 13  Modern Performance

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108

The experienced dance student studies the performance aspects of modern dance including advanced technique, choreographic elements and performance. Students who repeat this course will improve proficiency through continued instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622141DNCE:13MW1:15pm - 2:40pmM. Shear2-T122

DNCE 14A  Jazz I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for jazz dance. Includes warm-up, progressions and center floor routines.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621841DNCE:14AMW9:45am - 11:10amP. Lefler2-T121
Fall 201621958DNCE:14ATR11:30am - 12:55pmJ. Hendrix2-T122
Fall 201622054DNCE:14ATR3:00pm - 4:25pmR. Fox-Moore2-T121

DNCE 14B  Jazz II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for jazz dance. Includes warm-up, progressions and center floor routines.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621842DNCE:14BTR9:45am - 11:10amL. Martino2-T121

DNCE 15  Jazz Performance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Introduces the experienced dancer to the performance styles and techniques of jazz dance. Includes advanced warm-up, floor progressions and performance of complex jazz dance routines.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621843DNCE:15TR9:45am - 11:10amL. Martino2-T121

DNCE 17  Jazz Fundamentals

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108

Introduces fundamental vocabulary, technique, and movement combinations for jazz dance. Includes floor work, center work, floor progressions, routines and musicality and phrasing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621844DNCE:17MW3:00pm - 4:25pmM. Shear2-T121

DNCE 18A  Tap I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Beginning level technique, rhythms and routines for tap dance.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621845DNCE:18ATR1:15pm - 2:40pmJ. Hendrix45-1411

DNCE 18B  Tap II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Intermediate technique, rhythms and routines for tap dance.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621846DNCE:18BTR1:15pm - 2:40pmJ. Hendrix45-1411

DNCE 19  Tap Performance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Introduces the experienced dancer to the performance aspects of tap by providing advanced techniques leading to the performance of compositions.

DNCE 22  Dance Rehearsal

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Designed for the experienced dancer to work in a rehearsal environment and to be a participant in the beginning elements of concert production.

DNCE 24  Dance Production

1-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 54-108

Designed for the experienced dancer to apply previously learned choreographic skill, to conduct stage rehearsals and learn costuming techniques.

DNCE 28  Theater Dance I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Simple dance excerpts from various theater musicals and/or movies.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621847DNCE:28TR1:15pm - 2:40pmL. Martino2-T121

DNCE 29  Theater Dance II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Advanced theatre dance variations for the technically skilled dancer drawn from a variety of theater musicals and/or movies. Includes concepts of acting and staging incorporated with musical theatre choreography.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621848DNCE:29TR1:15pm - 2:40pmL. Martino2-T121

DNCE 30  Contemporary Dance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Opportunity for the beginning to advanced dancer to experience different techniques of leading contemporary dancers and choreographers.

DNCE 31  Classical Dance

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-108

Advanced ballet repertoire focusing on the different schools of technique including Balanchine, Bournonville, and Vaganova.

DNCE 32  Commercial Dance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Provides the intermediate to advanced jazz dancer the opportunity to experience the different techniques of leading commercial dancers, teachers and choreographers.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621849DNCE:32MW4:45pm - 6:10pmM. Jones2-T121
Fall 201621850DNCE:32MW6:30pm - 7:55pmM. Jones2-T121

DNCE 33  Improvisation

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Improvisation in dance and choreography. For all levels of dance. Students who repeat this course will improve proficiency through continued instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623899DNCE:33F9:00am - 11:05amM. Shear2-T122

DNCE 34  Dance Directives

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54
Prerequisite: Admission by audition

Provides the intermediate or advanced student the practical experience to assist an instructor in the creation and instruction of a dance class.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623901DNCE:34F11:30am - 1:35pmA. Nakamura2-T121

DNCE 35  Repertory

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken four times for credit)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 108
Prerequisite: Admission by audition

Provides the opportunity for the advanced dancer to learn choreography and to perform repertory pieces at workshops and special events. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621851DNCE:35S3:00pm - 6:10pmA. Nakamura; L. Martino2-T121

DNCE 36  Commercial Dance II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Styles of Hip Hop dance. Intermediate and advanced levels of Hip Hop dance routines. Includes Hip Hop choreographic skills.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622055DNCE:36MW4:45pm - 6:10pmM. Jones2-T121
Fall 201622056DNCE:36MW6:30pm - 7:55pmM. Jones2-T121

DNCE 39A  Alignment and Correctives I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Pilates method of conditioning.Includes mat-work, Reformer and special conditioning exercises and body awareness resulting in improved alignment, strength, flexibility, control, coordination and breathing.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621852DNCE:39AR3:00pm - 5:05pmK. Ritz45-1411

DNCE 39B  Alignment and Correctives II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54
Advisory: DNCE 39A

Pilates method of conditioning. Intermediate mat-work, Reformer and basic Wunda Chair repertoire focusing on developing improved body alignment, strength, flexibility and control.

DNCE 40  Conditioning Through Dance

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54

Improves fitness through the coordination of dance exercises. Focuses on strength, flexibility and range of motion. Designed for the dancer and non-dancer.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621956DNCE:40TR5:15pm - 6:40pmK. Ritz45-1411

DNCE 41  Pilates I

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54
Advisory: DNCE 39A

Pilates beginning and intermediate Mat work and beginning Reformer. Includes Pilatesstick and the Magic Circle.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201621957DNCE:41MW11:30am - 12:55pmK. Ritz45-1411
Fall 201623902DNCE:41TR7:00pm - 8:25pmK. Ritz45-1411

DNCE 42  Pilates II

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lab: 36-54
Advisory: DNCE 41

Pilates intermediate mat, Reformer and Pilatesstick. Beginning Wunda Chair, Step Barrel and Ped-a-Pul. Includes use of physioball in Mat work.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201622057DNCE:42MW4:45pm - 6:10pmK. Ritz45-1411

DNCE 43  Pilates III

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lab: 36-54
Prerequisite: DNCE 42

Pilates intermediate and advanced mat, Reformer (with use of Jumpboard), Wunda Chair (with use of split pedal), and Pilatesstick. Includes beginning Cadillac and High Barrel.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623909DNCE:43MW4:45pm - 6:10pmK. Ritz45-1411
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